Penrith Mountain Rescue Team

Registered Charity Number: 505809
Penrith, Cumbria

Penrith MRT is a registered charity and is a member of the Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association LDSAMRA. LDSAMRA, in turn, falls under the governing umbrella of Mountain Rescue England & Wales (MREW).

Within the LDSAMRA area, there are ten mountain rescue teams as well as two specialist teams (Cumbria Ore Mines Unit - COMRU and the Lake District Search and Rescue Dog Association LDMRSDA).

Penrith MRT covers the largest geographic area of any of the Lakes District Mountain Rescue Teams. Our area stretches from the Scottish Border in the North to the Northumberland Border in the East, down the North Pennines to High Cup Nick above Dufton in the South, with the North-eastern fells of the Lake District (Haweswater) making up our Western boundary. We often work alongside our neighboring Mountain Rescue teams, particularly Patterdale and Kirkby Stephen.

The Team is entirely funded by donations and all members are unpaid volunteers, willing to respond any day of the year in any weather.

The operational members of the team commit to a rigorous programme of training throughout the year, covering casualty care, off-road and ‘blue-light’ driving, radio communications, search management and swift water rescue.

We respond to 50 callouts a year and are on call 365 days per year, 24 hours per day.

Contact Us

Penrith Mountain Rescue Team Isobella Carlton House
Tynefield Drive
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 8JA

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Financial Information from CharityFinancials

December 2019
December 2018
Total Income
£58,155
£82,646
Total Expenditure
£54,849
£52,611

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